Published on: 15 November 2017 in Events

Looking After Contributors: Directors UK at Televisual Factual Festival — live tweets

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On Tuesday 14 November Directors UK members were invited to BAFTA Piccadilly for a special session at the Televisual Factual Festival: “Looking After Contributors”.

The session was moderated by Alicky Sussman, and featured the directors Sophie Robinson, Kirsty Cunningham and Ashok Prasad.  

The discussion ranged from how to make the first approach to subjects in sensitive situations, to whether you could get too close to your contributors. 

Kirsty Cunningham is a factual filmmaker whose credits include A Killing In My Family, Cutting Edge and 24 Hours In A&E

Sophie Robinson is a factual filmmaker, with credits including My Beautiful Broken Brain, Horizon and Your Life In Their Hands. 

Ashok Prasad is a factual filmmaker and a member of the Directors UK Board. His credits include Don’t Panic: The Truth About Population, Del Boys And Dealers and India’s Missing Girls

Alicky Sussman is a producer and director, whose credits include Horizon and Guts: The Mysterious World of the Human Stomach.  

Winston's Wish is a charity that supports bereaved children — you can find out more about their work below. 

You can watch a trailer for My Beautiful Broken Brain below. 

Our session drew to a close, and all that was left was to thank our excellent moderator and contributors, and all the members who came along!

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